Bobby and Peter Farrelly return to 1994 this week with the release of Dumber & Dumber To. OK, technically the film takes place in the present day, and characters Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) have definitely aged as time has marched on. But the film finds a way to pick up with the characters more or less as they were when we last saw them. They’re joined by plenty of new characters, and there’s one difficult-to-guess cameo among them. Check out a clip of the Dumb and Dumber To cameo below, and see if you can guess the actor.
We’ll keep the spoiler info to after the break. (Having seen the film, I can tell you that the ID of the actor isn’t any real spoiler, and he’s so disguised that many people will never guess who it is. Some might not even figure there’s a secret to guess in the first place.)
Check out this clip from Yahoo, and see if you can guess the ID of the new character.
Nope, it isn’t Jennifer Lawrence. (She was rumored for a cameo, which one source says was shot and cut, while the Farrellys say it never happened at all.) And while the getup make lead you to assume that the scene will end with a Bryan Cranston or Aaron Paul reveal, that’s also not the case. In fact, the guy’s face is never shown.
Under that safety suit is Bill Murray, who has already worked with the Farrellys multiple times in the past. In fact, Peter Farrelly told Vulture,
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Since you never see Icepick, we were thinking, Hey, we should get someone who’s iconic to do it. And who’s more iconic than Bill Murray? And Bill’s a very good friend. Any time you have Bill Murray on the set, everybody on the crew is happy. So, we wanted to bring Bill in just so we could hang around him. Like everyone else in the world, I’m nuts about that guy.